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Oakland Rips Out Protected Bike Lane on Embarcadero

The city and the councilmember who represents District 2 complain about lack of resources for safety projects, but somehow they have the resources to rip out protected bike lanes

February 22, 2024

The Long Journey to the Groundbreaking of Oakland’s 14th Street Protected Bikeway

Moving forward, these projects have to happen faster — lives literally depend on it

February 5, 2024

Oakland Breaks Ground on 14th Street Safety Project

Long anticipated, long delayed, in a few years at least one east/west street in downtown Oakland will have a touch of Dutch to it

January 30, 2024

Eyes on the Street Update: Fruitvale Ave Raised Bike Lanes Now on Both Sides

And the Bay Trail connection is now open. The connections to BART and Alameda island are still wanting, but these projects show that things can get done

January 23, 2024

Commentary: Bikes, Bandits, Cops and Concrete

There's a connection between reckless motoring, the lack of enforcement of traffic laws, and crime more generally. Maybe the importance of making our streets safe extends further than people realize

January 19, 2024

OakDOT Plans Broadway and MLK Safety Projects

Some good features in the plans, some great, but not much room for real input. You can, however, comment on the color of the benches.

January 18, 2024

Oakland Mayor Makes New Promise About Safety

Mayor Thao Tweets "It's time to reach a critical juncture where tragedies don’t catalyze improvements." But when and how will we know if the city has really reached that point and is serious about safety for all road users?

December 5, 2023

Oakland Promises Protected Bike Lanes on Lakeshore

City has committed to building protected bike lanes on the east side of Lake Merritt

September 29, 2023

Study: Grand Ave. Road Diet Unlikely to Slow Buses, Even During Rush Hour

After objections from AC Transit that a road diet and wide, protected bike lanes on Grand Avenue would slow buses, Streetlight Data crunched the numbers.

September 8, 2023